Police officers interacting with the crowds at Wicker Park Fest this past weekend. Alisa Hauser/Block Club Chicago

How Do Wicker Park And West Town Spend The Money They Rake In From Street Fests? Organizers Refuse To Say, And Some Locals Are Fed Up

The Wicker Park Bucktown chamber asked new Ald. Daniel La Spata to sign a non-disclosure agreement before discussing fest revenue.

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town Primary category in which blog post is published
South Chicago, East Side Primary category in which blog post is published

Closed South Chicago YMCA Set For Revival With $26 Million Renovation Of Senior Apartments, Community Center

"This was really a hub of activity in the heart of South Chicago until the YMCA closed," the developer said.

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville Primary category in which blog post is published

Low-Line Market Set To Return With Social-Distancing Guidelines And No Live Music

Lakeview's Low-Line Market is tentatively set to open for the season on June 4, but with strict measures in place to keep people safe during the coronavirus pandemic.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale Primary category in which blog post is published

California Clipper Landlord Says He Tried To Help Owner Save Beloved Bar, Hopes It Will Carry On

Landlord Gino Battaglia said bar owner Brendan Sodikoff skipped out on his rent. "It's not about the money. It's a matter of principle," Battaglia said.